Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass (unknown-1860) was a former slave. He was able to escape slavery and played a prominent role as a leader in the abolitionist movement. He lived in Rochester and was friends with Susan B. Anthony. He started the abolitionist paper call The North Star. He also wrote an autobiography that describes the horrors of slavery and his escape from slavery. He spoke with Abraham Lincoln in the White House. There is a statue for Frederick Douglass in Highland Park in the Highland Bowl section on South Avenue in Rochester, NY. Also in the small park across from the Susan B. Anthony house, there is a statue of Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony sitting together having some tea. His gravestone can be found in Mount Hope Cemetery.

Address for gravesite: Mount Hope Cemetery: 1133 Mount Hope Ave. Rochester, NY Grave located in Section T

Address for statue: Located in the Highland Bowl section of Highland Park off of South Avenue

Address for statue with Susan B. Anthony : Located between between Madison and King Streets

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"No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck."

Picture of the grave of Frederick Douglas Statue of Frederick Douglas